State Of Indiana Indianapolis , IN 46218
The Office of Data Management (ODM) program area will focus on the adherence of those policies and regulations related to overall data structure and analysis conducted throughout the State. The Office of Data Management program area works in conjunction with all departments to achieve comprehensive data presentations for and by the Department of Child Services. The ODM Director assists the Director of Child Welfare Outcomes in ensuring policy and practice performance adherence.
The Application Systems Analyst/Senior Programmer (Office of Data Management Program Director) assists with collecting, organizing, analyzing, and dissemenating agency data, creation of canned reporting metrics, and overall presentation of data and trends. This position also acts as the lead for the Office of Data Management and supervises state employees as well as contract employees assigned to assist in duties. The ODM Porgram Director may represent the agency at top-level meetings with internal and external audiences as necessary as well as serve on committees, commissions, task forces, or boards to aid in the facilitation of agency or departmental goals. The ODM Program Director assists the Director of Child Welfare Outcomes in the implementation of agency goals and other obectives as they relate to data
Provides system programming duties and serves a technical expert in the umbrella MaGIK applications.
Works with DCS management to assist in planning and organizing activities for the MaGIK system.
Works with internal users to conduct research, fact-finding, and analysis to formulate and define system requirements and specifications.
Lead the Office of Data Management unit and manage workload of state and contract employees by prioritizing projects based on the short and long-term goals of the agency.
Prepares or assists in analysis to develop project costs and time estimates.
Designs, develops, codes and debugs new application software.
Tests and debugs new and existing application software with general direction, generating comprehensive unit and system test data, and validating test results.
Assists in developing system test plan for complex applications.
Develops comprehensive system test plan on less complex applications.
Writes all level of application software programs according to general directions.
Uses application development software tools.
Develops problem solutions or application software enhancements within defined scope.
Resolves user complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
Monitors completed application software system to ensure proper execution and performance.
At times, may function as a team lead responsible for completion of projects.
Train and support users of MaGIK data and canned MaGIK reports for understanding and further analysis.
Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor or senior agency leadership
Nine (9) years full-time professional Information Technology Project Development experience and/or Function/Business Process Analysis with at least one (1) year of the above experience in an Administrative; Managerial; or Supervisory capacity. Substitutions: Accredited college training may substitute for the required work experience, except for the supervisory experience, with a maximum substitution of four (4) years. (Fifteen (15) semester hours in Information Technology or a related area is required.) Accredited graduate training in the above area may substitute for the required work experience, except for the supervisory experience, with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. Successfully completion of an Information Technology Certification program listed in the vacancy announcement, may substitute for the required work experience with a maximum substitution of two (2) years. (Proof of certification must accompany application.) The required certification must be listed on the vacancy announcement or the substitution is invalidated. Two (2) years of work experience as a state Project Manager-Senior (EAU6); Quality Assurance Manager (EAR6); Project Manager-Intermediate (EAU7) may substitute for all of the required experience.
Extensive knowledge of application system design principles and techniques.
Advanced knowledge of application development software languages including C#, ASP, PL/SQL, and SQL.
Advanced knowledge of policies, standards, procedures, and techniques used for application development.
Advanced knowledge of application software tools including Microsoft Visual Studio, XML Web Services, and Oracle RDBMS.
Extensive knowledge of business application within scope of the work assigned.
Considerable knowledge of software development life cycle methodologies.
Considerable knowledge of information technology equipment, operation, and capabilities.
Considerable knowledge of web-based and client/server application software architecture and processing flow.
Ability to work independently under general direction.
Ability to perform problem solving and analytical analysis.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Ability to understand and resolve problems with application software.
Adept at communicating technical and data related ideas to audiences with wide arrays of experience, exposure, and understanding
The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.